Packing for college is an exciting time, but it can be challenging to know what to pack, and easy to forget something important.
Mapping Your Future's "Packing list for college students" is available in printable format for your convenience.
When reviewing the suggested packing list, consider how the list fits your needs. You may be able to come home fairly regularly, so you won't need to take all your cold weather clothing at once or a trip to get a few items after you move in can be a good way to bond with your new friends.
Other considerations include:
Finally, make sure to review the school's dorm policies to avoid any disallowed items, like lamps with plastic shades or bed risers.
Let us know your suggestions for the list at firstname.lastname@example.org.